‘Love that Body!’

Meghan Trainor’s #1 Hit “All About That Bass” – Body Positivity or Misogyny?

By Laura Brooks on 08/21/2014

A Body Image Breakthrough? Meghan Trainor sings she’s ‘bringing booty back’ in her new hit song “All About That Bass.”  Some say it’s a fun, catchy tune that boldly promotes body acceptance – or body celebration – even if you aren’t a “size two.”  Other say that it reinforces a superficial and misogynistic view of women. The positive message of this controversial song may […] Read more »

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My Eyes Are Up Here: How One Green Mountain Mama Got Her Mojo Back

By Marsha Hudnall on 08/14/2014

Today’s post is courtesy of another articulate Green Mountain alum (or Green Mountain Mama as she puts it). Cat Mitchell will start regularly writing for A Weight Lifted, to share her experience as a young woman set on taking back her life as she moves away from old notions of self to ones that support her in living fully. “Yeah, you work it, […] Read more »

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From Shame to Binge Eating to Body Acceptance: One Woman’s Journey

By Marsha Hudnall on 07/30/2014

The following post originally appeared on the Health at Every Size® (HAES) blog, which is owned and operated by the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH). ASDAH is an international organization that works tirelessly to promote a new “peace movement” — one that measures health by many factors, including the right to be peaceful in your body. ASDAH is the creator […] Read more »

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5 Self Confidence Tips for Overcoming Your Swimsuit Fears

By Erin Risius on 06/10/2014

Swimsuit season is right around the corner. Build your confidence in a swimsuit and unlock your inner goddess by taking a closer look at how you feel and how you think about your body. Of course, I’m talking about body image. How you feel about your body and self affects how you walk in the world – whether it’s in […] Read more »

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